Australia, N. Zealand firefighters head to US to battle blazes

Australia, N. Zealand firefighters head to US to battle blazes

Sydney, Australia | AFP |  –Dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand departed for the United States Sunday to help crews battle deadly blazes that have scorched the country’s drought-ravaged west. Seventy-one firefighters, including 15 from New Zealand, were flying to the worst-hit state of Idaho and are also being deployed to the affected states […]

24.08.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Ralph Lauren dives into wearable tech

Ralph Lauren dives into wearable tech

(Paris-Relaxnews) – Luxury fashion house Ralph Lauren is set to unleash sales of its highly anticipated Polo Tech “smart shirt” for men — a year after its initial trial at the 2014 US Open. The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological information […]

LG unveils its most advanced G Pad tablet model

LG unveils its most advanced G Pad tablet model

(Relaxnews) – Following on the heels of the unveiling of its second generation 8-inch G Pad earlier this month, LG announced on Monday that it has come out with a new version of the Android tablet. The 10.1-inch G Pad II comes with a larger display at 1920 x 1200, plus a boost in hardware […]

24.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Endless summer: how to keep your holiday glow, from head to toe

Endless summer: how to keep your holiday glow, from head to toe

(Relaxnews) – Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you have to submit to the winter blues without putting up a fight. If you want to carry your sunkissed glow into the autumn then here are some tips. Skin If you’ve managed to get a beautiful tan this summer then you’ll want to hold […]

24.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants (Part 2)

Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants (Part 2)

MPI Report: In 1970, there were more Pinoys serving the US Navy than the PHL Navy By Abner Galino The facts bear out to the strength of Pinoy immigrant community in the US, both in terms of numbers and quality. Now, let us go back in time to see how it came to be. Those […]

24.08.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Carrie Underwood releases surprise new single

Carrie Underwood releases surprise new single

(Relaxnews) – Country star Carrie Underwood has announced her latest single, ahead of her fifth studio album, set to drop on October 23. The album, titled “Storyteller,” will be the singer’s latest offering since her 2012 compilation, “Blown Away.” Underwood, who spilled the beans during a Facebook Q&A, said the song (via Billboard) “is one of […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Japanese company to use synthesizer technology in its electric ZZ cars

Japanese company to use synthesizer technology in its electric ZZ cars

(Relaxnews) – Japanese electric car maker GLM is partnering with electronic instrument maker Roland Corporation to develop what Roland calls “a neo-futuristic driving sound generation system” for GLM’s electric sports car. Starting this fall, GLM’s ZZ road car will use Roland’s SuperNATURAL synthesize technology to power the car’s sound generation system. The technology will create […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
David Beckham to star in new Belstaff film, produced by Liv Tyler

David Beckham to star in new Belstaff film, produced by Liv Tyler

(Relaxnews) – David Beckham has teamed up with his old friends at Belstaff, and this time the star is taking center stage. The former football champion appears in “Outlaws,” a short surrealist film for the British fashion house shot on location in Mexico, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Produced by Hollywood actress Liv Tyler and starring Harvey […]

Japanese etiquette taught to tourists

Japanese etiquette taught to tourists

(Relaxnews) – The city of Kyoto has launched a guide intended for foreign tourists in an effort to keep them from committing etiquette mishaps. In Japan, good manners are taken very seriously, especially if you are a tourist. Kyoto, located in the center of Honshu Island, is a tourist haven: visitors flock to the island […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment ·
One Direction to disband next year: report

One Direction to disband next year: report

(Relaxnews) – Small hearts the world over are breaking in a collective cry of dismay following reports that boy band One Direction will be breaking up come spring. According to British tabloid The Sun, the group will be disbanding in March for “at least a year.” After a five-year run and the departure of Zayn Malik, […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Hugh Jackman to tour Australia with new autobiographical musical

Hugh Jackman to tour Australia with new autobiographical musical

(Relaxnews) – Hugh Jackman will be bringing his life to the stage in a new musical that traces his journey from the Australian Outback to Tinseltown. “Broadway To Oz” will hit arenas in five major cities in his native Australia and feature a mix of medleys the actor has performed throughout his career. Jackman and […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama declares wildfire emergency in Washington state

Obama declares wildfire emergency in Washington state

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  – President Barack Obama declared an emergency Friday for wildfire-ravaged Washington state, as Australia and New Zealand sent firefighters to help US crews struggling to contain deadly blazes across America’s drought-stricken West. Obama’s declaration releases federal funds to help in relief efforts in the northwestern state, where several […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Ruffa doesn’t think Angelica Panganiban is selosa

Ruffa doesn’t think Angelica Panganiban is selosa

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Ruffa Gutierrez believes Angelica Panganiban is not the jealous type. The beauty queen-actress made the statement when asked about the possibility of working again with ex-boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz, who is now in a relationship with Panganiban. Gutierrez recently had a guest stint on the weekly sitcom “Home Sweetie Home,” playing a […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
President Aquino leads commemoration of 32nd martyrdom of his father Ninoy

President Aquino leads commemoration of 32nd martyrdom of his father Ninoy

MANILA  (Mabuhay) -– President Benigno Aquino III on Friday led the commemoration of the 32nd martyrdom anniversary of his father, the late former Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. President Aquino went to the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque City to join family and friends in offering prayers for his father who was assassinated. The President […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Fil-Am artist Lynda A. N. Reyes at the LAMAG Exhibit in Barnsdall Park

Fil-Am artist Lynda A. N. Reyes at the LAMAG Exhibit in Barnsdall Park

LA based artist Lynda A. N. Reyes is currently showing her oil painting titled “Aiming High….” at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) at Barnsdall Park on Hollywood Boulevard until September 20, 2015. A much anticipated event, the 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition is a biennial exhibition intended to capture the creative spirit of Los Angeles. […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
Jessica Alba to debut Honest Beauty

Jessica Alba to debut Honest Beauty

(Relaxnews) – US celebrity entrepreneur Jessica Alba is expanding her online retail brand The Honest Company with a skin-care line called Honest Beauty. To launch on September 9, the line includes cosmetics and skin-care products, according toWomen’s Wear Daily. The Wednesday announcement comes on the heels of a controversy surrounding the brand’s SPF 30 sunblock, […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Paco Rabanne to open a Paris store

Paco Rabanne to open a Paris store

(Relaxnews) – French fashion designer Paco Rabanne is opening a store in Paris, reports Women’s Wear Daily. The fragrance and fashion house will reportedly set up shop in the French capital on Rue Cambon, which is also home to Chanel. The opening could suggest a more emboldened return to retail — Paco Rabanne’s retail location on […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
British Vogue gets its own documentary on the BBC

British Vogue gets its own documentary on the BBC

(Relaxnews) – As the 2009 movie “The September Issue” put US Vogue on the Hollywood map, the BBC Two channel has commissioned what it’s calling an “observational documentary series” on the British version. Two episodes of 60 minutes each are scheduled to air in 2016 — the same year as British Vogue’s centenary — reports Women’s […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Books, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Maria Ozawa says she’s not to blame for Mariel Rodriguez’s miscarriage

Maria Ozawa says she’s not to blame for Mariel Rodriguez’s miscarriage

JAPANESE adult film actress Maria Ozawa cried foul after she was blamed by some netizens for the miscarriage of television host Mariel Rodriguez. Ozawa was bombarded by hate messages on her Instagram account after it was revealed late Thursday evening that Rodriguez lost her pregnancy which was believed to be triplets. “If you have something […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Watch out Mickey: Star Wars theme parks are not ‘far, far away’

Watch out Mickey: Star Wars theme parks are not ‘far, far away’

Anaheim, United States | AFP | REFILES to CLARIFY in intro that these are add-on attractions to existing parks by Veronique DUPONT R2-D2 will be rolling into Mickey Mouse’s neighborhood, Disney announced Saturday, unveiling plans for two huge “Star Wars” attractions at existing theme park venues in Florida and California. With star Harrison Ford on […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Hollywood Stars ·